A Couple’s Getaway on a Windswept Island in Quebec Riffs on Tradition

A Couple’s Getaway on a Windswept Island in Quebec Riffs on Tradition

By Dwell / Photos by Maxime Brouillet
la Shed Architecture slices into the typical shingled, gable-roofed house to create a radically open retreat.

Set in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Magdalen Islands are as far from terra firma as you can get within the province of Quebec. At their windswept shores, rolling meadows and sand dunes give way to red cliffs, which tumble like crinkled curtains to the sea. 

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